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. and introduce to you a man who is certainly no stranger to bringing clean technology to san francisco and electric vehicles, are mayor, ed lee. [applause] >> thank you, bob. >> you for your leadership. good morning, everyone. we are going to be talking about something that i have been very interested in, and that is mobility. the ability to have technology work for you, like this microphone. we have worked hard for a number of years. i had the privilege of working with gavin newsom in the past to during his administration to create the electric vehicle infrastructure for the city and began the conversation and the collaboration with the other counties to bring an electric vehicle corridor. it signals our efforts to support the creation of infrastructure to the electric vehicle industry. of course we have encouraged the private automobile creators to join us. today is a wonderful opportunity to do that with a bmw. any of you who noticed the labels in this city, you will certainly noticed the popularity of bmw as a corporation, not only a great company but one that is also on the cuttin
was built and the lot of technology underlying the entire world was built. we can now point to that collaboration sometimes called your production, the structure of the peer network and say it works. it build things that are globally important and have transformed the world. >> host: what connects them? you wrote in "future perfect: the case of progress in a networked age" to via pier progressive is to believe in the power of markets, to be a pier progressive is to believe the key to continued progress lies in building your networks in as many regions of modern life as possible. with a need arises in society issued building peer network. >> guest: peer progressives believe in the power of markets because when it works well is it a decentralized course. this is a principle that i take very seriously from a libertarian school of thought which is that a decentralized system will outperform a top-down conceptually planned system. this is an insect from the austrian economist hayek. the world is so complicated, because of the economy is so complicated, the city is so complicated,
to innovation in technology and science and many other fields. the idea is this. in evolution there are many cases where a feature or a trait that evolved for one particular purpose turns out surprisingly kind of serendipitily when the organism in the environment changes. an example of this is feathers. we think feathers evolved to keep their owners warm basically. over time some creatures evolved feathers decided to adopt crazy new lifestyle of flying and ones had new feathers were better at it than ones that didn't have feathers. at one point evolution starts to skult the feathers to make them aerodynamic. so they're still just keeping them warm. flying birds have slightly asymmetrical feathers which gives them better aerodynamics essentially. you can see the shaping of after the change. the idea in accepttationy trait designed for one thing gets designed for something else. in the technology in it history of creative arts, in any field where people try to feel inventive and imaginative, that practice of taking an idea from one place and moving it over and kind of applying it in a new cont
," and also tonight, technology correspondent david pogue. starting this week, he takes over as host of "nova sciencenow" here on pbs. that is coming up right now. >> there is a saying that dr. king had that said there is always the right time to do the right thing. i just try to live my life every day by doing the right thing. we know that we are only halfway to completely eliminate hunger, and we have work to do. walmart committed $2 billion to fighting hunger in the u.s. as we work together, we can stamp hunger out. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. tavis: joan walsh is an editor at large for salon and the author of a new book, "what's the matter w/white people?: why we long for a golden age that never was." she joins us tonight from new york. >> thank you, tavis. good to be back. tavis: this title is provocative. "what's the matter with white people?" >> the title has three meanings, but we get stuck on one, thanks to mitt romney and paul ryan. why does it happen that 90% of identified republicans according to the gallup poll are white in a coun
another year. we promise it's going to reflect creative, diversity and technologically savvy of the bay area. one mission today, a world-class venue. a beacon for the warriors. [ music ] [ music ] we're all in. i hope to sigh at the ribbon-cuting in 2017 with a smile from a journey well-done. we watch that every morning to get your juices flowing. [ laughter ] san francisco deserves it. how crazy is that san francisco -- there is no city in america half the size of san francisco that does not offer world-class, multi-purpose arena and san francisco has never had it, with all due respect to the cal pals. [ laughter ] we are prepared to spend over $100 million to renovate that pier, those piers, which are now crumbling into the bay and whose primary purpose is to serve as a parking lot. this project is going to reclaim this part of the city as a wonderful public asset for all citizens to enjoy. that is a 13-acre site. so imagine as part of this project over four acres of new public space that will be incorporated into the design. and appropriate for transit for a city like san francisc
>> she has been testing the suit for years now. it is proven technology. >> guarantee anything. melissa: would you do it? >> absolutely. i have been wanting to skydive. again, my wife would probably kill me. melissa: thanks, guys. that's all the "money" we have for you tonight. we'll see you tomorrow. "the willis report" is up next. ♪ gerri: tonight, $5 gas is happening in one state. could it happen in yours? is government regulation to blame? for mitt romney calling the president pass it when it comes to foreign policy. a complete analysis. welcome to "the willis report." hello, everybody. i'm gerri willis. the united states and china on the verge of a new high-stakes, high-tech war that some say we are already losing. an explicit congressional report a year in the making out today blasting to of china's biggest telecom companies saying they cannot be tested and should not be doing business in this country. the two companies are accused of a host of illegal activities that include everything from bribery and corruption to emigration fraud. what does it mean to make joining m
and technology and i had a front row seat for 20 years watching this. >> rose: lessons of geography, a new movie and a life stephen shepard lived in journalism when we continue. captioning sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: robert kaplan is here, he is chief geopolitical analyst and has been writing about foreign affairs for 25 years. in his latest book he says to better understand global issues we must look to a map. he examines how geography has influenced the balance of world power and how it can inform foreign policy in the future. it is called "the revenge of geography." i'm pleased to have him back on this program. welcome. >> rose: >> a pleasure to be here, charlie. >> rose: henry kissinger said-- and you put this at the top-- that "robert kaplan's research shines light on an ancient truth. geography has been the predominant factor in determinesing the fate of nations, from fay roenic egypt to the arab sprg." how lg ha you en thinng about tht? >> my whole career as a foreign correspondent that stretches back to the early part
technology -- it is great that you are trying to merge the two. >> we have combined our new technology, coal black. it is innovative technology that blocks the sun. >> people want to give back. it is a huge way to re -- raise money for charity. >> we have a lot of things going on. we have a win baltimore program giving back to local high schools. there is a lot going on and the running festival is part of that. >> 80 people will be debuting that brand new shoe in the race. the-maybe people -- maybe people will be debut in the brand new issue in the race. a lot of sunshine. the coal block technology will come in handy. >> there is not enough technology in the world to get me through a marathon unless it is an internal combustion engine. then maybe i can cruise through. >> should rope onto tom. >> he might be allowed to do it. it is going to be a chilly day. we have baseball tonight to talk about. the orioles are still in this thing. if you are holding tickets of getting of the train this morning going to new york, yesterday was running for most of the day in new york. it will be quiet by game
as quickly as you fill up at the gas pump? well, you can. the problem is that technology does not work with the chevy volt. why that is the case. an electric pump. stay tuned. >> i am robert gray with your fox business brief. the selloff on wall street continues at the federal reserve latest assessment of the u.s. economy. most regions across the country showed moderate growth since the last survey. investors are snapping up shares of the children's play landing a deal with wal-mart to have the products sold in stores this holiday season. and the banking giant ceo jamie dimon says it has lost up to $10 billion in their related litigation and write-downs. now they're facing a civil lawsuit from the new york attorney general. seeking to hold the bank accountable for allegations bear stearns vcs investors on the mortgage-backed securities. that is the latest from the fox business network giving you the power to prosper. tracy: the biggest road barack electric car sales is how long they take to charge. but abb group has taken charging time from eight hours down to 15 minutes. jeff flock at
despite the availability of 21st century technology. everybody is automating everything and it's very slow. you look at the demographics of the federal workforce, they are aging. attrition would take care of a lot of this if it could be accompanied by rigorous management. president obama, prior to becoming president, the largest management he had was [ indiscernible.] >> i think that was a plug. the gentleman with the red tide. let's look for the microphone. >> i am with northstar policy navigation and james callan associates. we have enormous potential in the united states to develop our energy resources. it seems a lot of it is a communications challenge. when you have a lease it does not mean you will find oil. var, we talk about it having big reserves. it takes a long while. how do we communicate that to the average citizen? that will be the key to have a sound energy policy that can benefit all americans. >> the chamber is very active in politics, but we don't do presidential policy. i will refer to something that candidate romney said the other day about energy. he said you spend all
of that technology. the second thing the arguing, and we aren't sure why, is there are getting in and hacking and snooping around all of our computer systems. looking at the electric grid, the water supply system. gerri: this does not make me feel good. >> you don't know why they're doing it. did they use it in some kind of warfare situation? that some point the mere threat of saying we could shut down the electric grid on the east coast of the united states. we don't want you to do a darn thing when we take over taiwan. >> the big 2003 blackout in the northeast, some people say it was triggered by a chinese actor who made a mistake. fifty americans died that time. also, a florida black of the some people attribute to china. they're going after the infrastructure backbone in the united states because in a wartime scenario it would be very useful to be able to shut down like. >> they would not even have to use it. it could threaten to use it. gerri: we are not the bad guys, we adjust the company tried to do business and compete on an even playing field in ur market. let's take a look that this
10% from the recent high, that was september 5th. there's technology, the weak link. discretionary, health care and even industrials also to the downside along with materials that often happens when the dollar moves up. finally, house which held up well recently to the weak side, owens corning came out, simon and talked about weaker 2012. >> bring in kenny pull carry, managing yet, i cap on the floor. what do you make of the move? >> about time, quite honestly. the market feels exhausted. in this 1440, 1460 for weeks. hit our head a number of time, unable to pierce it. this morning, wake up, more negative news out of the world bank, imf, on top of the asian news, european news, nothing getting better. quite honestly, i think the market is backing up. >> when i was on this pro, i think ten days ago, telling me how the market was basing very nicely assert itself higher, to greater highs. >> but i think in the end it will, but right now, as we move -- got to get through this, right in the market will repair for the negative earnings season that they think. here is what is going to hap
a future. persistent technology here in western massachusetts, this is a real opportunity for the future. only if there is a well-educated work force. that starts and home school, on into community colleges, and on into universities. i want to say this is about priorities. that is how i see it. there will not be a single, magic bullet. what the priorities. students will have to pick up more of the costs of student loans. twice, senator brown voted to let students rates double. why? it would have forced to pay for it closing a loophole used by millionaires. it is called the newt gingrich loophole. what are your priorities? protecting loopholes for millionaires or college education? >> great question. the cost of education is out of sight. we need to have an educated student population. my youngest daughter graduated. i understand. one of the largest driving forces behind the high cost of education is administrative costs. professor war makes about $350 thousand to teach a course. she got a zero interest loan and gets perks. it is interesting. kids are forced to go out and borrow money at
they did it and how they leveraged commercial, off-the-shelf technology to empower it. >> with the largest discretionary funding of any be u.s. department, dod is a ripe target for budget cuts. sequestration looks likely since we're seeing little action from congress. what problems is that going to present for supporting soldiers, sailors and air personnel? >> well, one of the jobs that we all have is jcs, and i'll put back on my chief of army hat for a moment, is the job of taking the resources that are provided and keeping the force in balance. so a service chief has about five levers they can pull to keep the budget in the balance. manpower costs on one side, infrastructure on the other, operations, maintenance, training and modernization. i mean, there's probably another lever there or so that i've forgotten about. but, you know, it does come down to mechanics at some point. how much money will you invest in each of those to have each of those levers stay in balance. and the challenge that you describe in managing the budget and especially as it regards sequestration is that it takes a
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to technology, jim. and there's been some troubling signs in tech land. you know, we've seen the run in technology, as well, a 20% gain in tech overall. >> horrendous. advanced micro, to me, that's just an -- put it with the other $2 companies. throw in nokia. there's no growth -- obviously, this is like saying negative yardage in the nfl. i've got to be careful, because negative yardage means they lost yardage. you're losing in the pc business, getting smaller. western digital, sea gate downgrade, very important, because not just pcs. the tech trade didn't happen. the fourth quarter tech trade didn't happen. you're sitting here thinking the two largest groups in the s&p. >> right. >> and they're not doing well. finance is inexpensive, tech looks like a value trap. >> not good. not good. >> no, not good. >> i've seen a little nuance -- >> periodically, like you, i'm constrained by the facts. you're 100% constrained by the facts. meaning that i think that when the federal reserve is printing money, you're betting against -- >> there's no constraint. the truth will set you free. >> i h
in the business is technology and metal side of things. the chinese have a 40-year plan for medical technology and innovation. we cannot have a 40 day plan here in washington. >> in the health care bill we say everybody else in the world would celebrate that and say how to expand our lead globally? the fda slows down approval by at least two years an additional comparison. go compete in cd can still be leaders in the world. pretty tough to do. >> the health care bill is a perfect example of the government getting in the way. thingk about dictating to an interest company everything. we the government will decide that on your behalf. there's not a better example anything that has happened and the health care bill when comes to the government being in the way of businesses and entrepreneurs. >> you have all outlined the worst-case scenario. we mentioned earlier the fiscal cliff. that is what is leaning come november the seventh. they are already working on it. some republicans were already saying they will agree to those tax cuts. >> i think a lot of people you're talking about are not only leade
over them. having a technological advantage. having a military advantage. they are not going to accept that. i think the reason our policy is prevention is because we understand what the consequences will be if we do not succeed in maintaining this. that is the point about containment. containment does not prevent the saudis for making this decision to go ahead and do this. and our ability to persuade them along the lines of, look, you can count on our insurance. i said before, the obama administration would be the third american investors and that says they cannot have this. right after the acquired this, we are going to go in and say, never mind, you can accept our insurance. they are not going to accept the insurance because they have already seen that what we said was not going to hold. the reason is so important to have prevention as an objective is that containment will fail if it comes to with least that measure. >> daniel, quickly, because i want to get to mike on the title of this report and what you think it implies in terms of policy. but quickly, steve referenced the studie
should avoid doing business with china's two leading technology firms because they pose a national security threat. a year-long probe says these companies pose a security risk. the committee recommends that government computer systems should not include any components made by these companies and they may have violated some laws. how important is this, dave? >> it's important. chairman rogers was an important component of the piece we did early this month that was on chinese cyber espionage. it focused on huawei. a company discovered the chinese were in their system, nortel. they went out of business. some claim it's because of huawei. chairman rogers is trying to raise the alarm on this. i can only tell you from firsthand experience, so many ceos of fortunate 500 companies who would not come on the program that we did a number of months ago because they fear for their business in china have admitted to me face to face that their firewalls had been breached by the chinese, that they'd been informed of that by the fbi. and so by doing this, chairman rogers simply is able to raise a l
are off by one-sixth. it said the company is adopting new online technology just like its customers. >>> liam neeson action film single was tops at the box office this weekend doing twice twice the business, the take for "taken 2" was 50 million bucks. meanwhile, "hotel transylvania" checked in at $27 million and "pitch perfect at $17 million. >> even if you don't like the message, it needs to get out there about travesties around the globe. >>> when we come back, see a wedding party turn into one ugly mess. the camera was rolling as a drawn brawl turned deadly. >>> also, an important new clue this morning in a desperate search for a girl who disappeared simply trying to make her way to school. i love this time of year. it's like its own new beginning. it's all about change. the kids are going back to school, it's the perfect time to get back to you. to do something for yourself. a perfect time to join weight watchers. you spend your life taking care of others, why not take this time to take care of you? why not join weight watchers and start losing weight and feeling good, right no
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their technology but still very much a technology that hasn't demonstrated what they and north korea have been claiming. when they claimed to launch satellite to extend their ballistic missile to say they could hit the u.s. some would say is not a reality yet. >> when someone is exacting a claim like, this you know what i mean washington and seoul would have factoried that in. simply the problems of the technical capacity -- >> absolutely. i think this is probably much more, if we want to explain it, a case of political rhetoric. the north feel compelled in the face of the extension of the missile capabilities and the result of the disagreement with the americans demonstrate they can respond in a way but perhaps most importantly, the military. we have seen the succession from kim oni will had a shift in central gravity. and yet the military remains an important actor in the north korean political environment, and i think what we're seeing is a government seeking to assure its key constituents and to send a signal to the outside world in the face of what they consider pressure from the south an
's was closed after the 1989 earthquake because it failed to meet seismic standards. >> the technology companies and the market getting so hot, what we decided do is got it approved as an office building. >> the plans call for 22,000 square feet of office space and a restaurant. the exterior will be restored and the building brought up to modern codes. cost is what most often keeps churches from being restored. >> to rehabilitate a building like this is about $17 million to $19 million. >> st. joseph's is just a number of church buildings all over the city preservationists hope can be saved. >> the adaptation of a building like that that removes it from the vacant list that creates activity around and within a community or a neighborhood is far more valuable than seeing a building lie vacant. >> the second church of christ scientist on delores street was build back in 1915. it's an important architectural landmark. >> this is one of two wood-framed truss system domes in the city of san francisco. >> he is planning to turn the ornate church into four residential units. >> there would be three mul
♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing a reason...to look twice. introducing a stunning work of technology -- the entirely new lexus es. and the first-ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. >> it doesn't the neighbors are checking on the situation making sure the fire doesn't spread to their place. what they're using ladders to control the fought fire for this particular house. they're still dealing with the fire as we speak. hopefully i'll be able to get an interview with the information officer in just a few minutes. this is far from over we're just a half an hour into it. the roof is completely destroyed. every now and then we will see huge flames coming from the back of the home. >> will be touching base with will later on to see how this continues. >> there was a deadly shooting just before 2:00 this morning on the at 1700 ave rogers avenue. the man 6 c looking for two suspects. this marks the 37th homicide this year in san jose. >> the station endeavor is making its way through the streets of l.a. to the california signed center-- science. it is making these today track
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is a medical doctor and said cites on the house committee of space and technology. he is running for re-election, unopposeed. >>> volunteers from the yes on proposition 30 campaign gathered this morning in front of mcclymonds high school. the measure is backed by governor brown and would raise the sales tax and race income tax on high earners to raise money for schools and colleges. >> it's about the children. it's about the community. it's about time. it's about us having enough resources. >> opponents of proposition 30 were also at the event and they urged voters to vote no on the measure. if approved proposition 32 would severely restrict the amount of monies unions can contribute to political campaigns. >>> support is growing for a bay area gay teenager who was denied his eagle scout award. hear what some otherwise eagle scouts are doing. >>> a prehistoric found in russia. what an 11-year-old boy unchord has scientists clamoring to preserve it. >>> and it weather the weekend off to a nice stop and coming up at 10:38 the forecast for? of the major events taking place tomorrow. and
reports, new technology is making it easier to play santa. >> reporter: there are just 74 shopping days left until christmas. >> it needs to go back a little. >> reporter: retailers like macy's are decking the halls, hoping to lure in shoppers. but this year, it may take more than fancy window dressing. growth in online sales is expected to far outpace overall industry growth this holiday season. experts say part of the reason is internet retailers are getting a lot better at what the they do. >> the sites are easy to navigate, they got the right selection of products, the pricing is sharp, they process the order, they get you the goods. >> reporter: technology is the other reason. the proliferation of tablet computers and smart phones make it easier for consumers to shop online and price-compare anytime, anywhere. with smart phones comprising roughly half of all mobile phones, experts expect to see more "showrooming" this year. that's when shoppers visit a store, scan an item for a price, then purchase it online for less. >> you've got about a third of the online population now saying
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